Archive for March, 2009
Producers, director, and crew will begin shooting the feature film, Main Street, on April 6 in Durham. The production will run through mid-May and stars Orlando Bloom, Andrew McCarthy, Ellen Burstyn, Patricia Clarkson and Colin Firth. According to a press release, this is the 18th feature film in which Durham has played a role. Click [...]
The Mike Epps and Friends Comedy Show, presented by Diamond Life Concerts, is coming to the DPAC on May 2. Epps has been seen in movies like “Friday After Next” and “All About the Benjamins”. The show will also feature comedians Derrick Lee “Capone”, “Shawty Shawty” and “Lil JJ”. Tickets go on sale April 3 [...]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Michael Sarver got a crude awakening Thursday night from his “American Idol” life.
Chapel Hill’s Anoop Desai had another great week on “American Idol” Wednesday night.
Bring your entire family out to see Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, presented by Broadway Series South. Performances will be held March 31 through April 5th at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts. For more information, click here.
Grammy Award winning neo-soul singer India.Arie will perform at the Durham Performing Arts Center on May 10 during her “Soulbird Tour.” The performance will also feature Irish R&B singer Laura Izibor, singer-songwriter KEM and Durham native YahZarah. YahZarah also performs with the hip-hop group The Foreign Exchange, which will appear at the Cat’s Cradle in [...]
Legendary comedian, Bill Cosby, will appear at the Durham Performing Arts Center for two shows on March 29. “With Bill Cosby’s unique to touch people’s hearts with laughter, we are looking forward to giving our audiences an experience they will cherish forever,” said Bob Klaus, general manager of DPAC in a press release. For show [...]
NEW YORK (AP) – Playboy Enterprises Inc. is closing its Manhattan office and laying off employees as it struggles with falling advertising revenue and a gloomy economic climate.
Advance tickets for Durham’s Full Frame Festival go on sale today online. They cost $15, plus online fees. The festival starts April 2, and could potentially bring-in more than $1 million for the city’s economy. One hundred films, in all, will be shown during the festival. For more information, click here.
The Durham PAC presents 70s Soul Jam on March 28 at 8 p.m. Enjoy music by soul artists The Stylistics, Delfonics, Manhattans, J.J. Walker and The Main Ingredient with Cuba Gooding Sr. For more information, click here.